Punjab Technical University

country rank  121
world rank  4718

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University Overview

Founded in 1997, Punjab Technical University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the rural setting of the medium-sized city of Kapurthala (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Punjab. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the University Grants Commission, India, Punjab Technical University (PTU) is a coeducational higher education institution. Punjab Technical University (PTU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details.

University Identity

Name पंजाब तकनीकी विश्वविद्यालय
Acronym PTU
Founded 1997
Motto Propelling Punjab to a prosperous knowledge society

University Location

Address Jalandhar-Kapurthala Highway, Near Pushpa Gujral Science City
Kapurthala (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
144 601 Punjab
T +91 (181) 223 7455
F +91 (181) 223 7305

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Not reported
Admission Rate Not reported
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Not reported
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Not reported
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Punjab Technical University's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

University Grants Commission, India

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Council of Architecture COA

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Indian Universities (AIU)
  • Distance Education Bureau (DEB)
  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • International Association of Universities (IAU)
  • All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE)
  • National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC)
  • Council of Architecture (COA)
  • Indian Association of Physiotherapists (IAP)

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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